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Topic: Redemptive History

Introducing God, Part 1

Introducing… God

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Listen in as the apostle Paul describes the "unknown God" of the Greek philosophers in Athens 2000 years ago and hear its relevance for us today.

Exodus: Saved for God's Glory, Part 15

God Dwells With His People

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Speaker: Don DeVries

Text: Exodus 40

God purposed to be with his people.

Exodus: Saved for God's Glory, Part 12

Made Fit For Service

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Speaker: Keith Welton

Text: Exodus 29:1-46

Through sacrifice the priests are made fit for holy service and brought into the glory of the Lord.

Exodus: Saved for God's Glory, Part 7

Departure, Deliverance, and the Glory of God

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Exodus 12:37-14:31

Salvation is of the LORD, totally, entirely, and all for his glory.

Exodus: Saved for God's Glory, Part 6

Only God Can Rescue His People

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Speaker: Kenneth Maresco

Text: Exodus 12

God's work in the Passover foreshadows a greater work of deliverance by a different unblemished lamb.

Exodus: Saved for God's Glory, Part 3

The Call and Commission of Moses

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Exodus 3:1-4:17

Moses says, "I am not." God says, "I AM."

God’s Transcultural Community

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Speaker: Leonce Crump

Text: Genesis 12:1-3

God's goal in redemptive history is to form a family for himself from all people, and the church is the transcultural community that fulfills that goal.

Communion with God

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Speaker: Braden Greer

The history of God’s activity in Scripture is insistent that God is seeking a people to commune with.

Because God Said He Would

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

The birth of Jesus Christ is the ultimate fulfillment of the ultimate promise.

RE:NEW, Part 1

RE:WIND

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Psalms 107

Seeing the hand of God in your story helps you to trust him for the future.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 48

His Face Shone Like the Sun

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Matthew 17:1-13

Jesus' transfiguration proves that he is the divine Son of God and the promised Messiah. Listen to him, trust in him, and receive his love.

Endurance: Looking to Jesus in the Race of Faith, Part 4

Are We There Yet?

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: Hebrews 12:18-24

In regards to spiritual things, it’s critical to know where we are and where we are headed.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 4

The Prophet and the Son

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: Matthew 3

In the story of redemption, John's ministry brings the end of the old covenant and introduces the coming of the new.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 3

The Fulfillment of Israel’s Prophetic History

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Speaker: Braden Greer

Text: Matthew 2

As a child, Jesus fulfilled four prophecies even as he walked the path of the history of Israel. He is the son that Israel never was to God. Jesus is the new Israel.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 1

Introducing the Gospel of Matthew

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 1:1-17

Matthew is the story of Jesus Christ, a true story about a man unlike any other man who ever lived.

Malachi: Looking Back, Looking Forward, Part 2

Those Who Fear God

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Malachi 3:13-4:6

Those who fear the Lord can face the future with joy and confident hope.

Genesis: From Creation to Covenant, Part 3

From Flood to Babel

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 1 Peter 3:18-22

This class looks at the period of the flood and its place in redemptive history. It reveals not only God's judgment on sin but the salvation of the faithful.

Genesis: From Creation to Covenant, Part 2

The Concept of Covenant and Basic Interpretations of Genesis 1

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Genesis 1:1-2:4

This class discusses the covenants in Scripture and then discusses three basic interpretations of Genesis 1: the literal 24 hour interpretation, the day-age interpretation, and the literary framework view.

Genesis: From Creation to Covenant, Part 1

God’s Covenant with Abraham

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Genesis 12:1-3

This session contains introductory material concerning the first book of the Bible and then takes a closer look at the gracious covenant God initiated with Abraham.

Nehemiah: When God Revives His People, Part 1

A Broken Heart Over Broken Walls

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Nehemiah 1

The church today may have nice buildings, but some things in the church are broken. When God begins to revive his people, they see these broken "walls" and they start to care, wanting to see change that will glorify him.

How We Got the Bible, Part 2

Christ and Scripture

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 2 Peter 1:19-21

This session discusses the central role of the apostles as witnesses to divine revelation.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 8

The Prodigal Son: A Case Study on Adoption

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: Luke 15

This is a story of two rebellious sons: one unrighteous and one self-righteous. Both reveal the tendency towards relating to the Father as indentured servants instead of as sons.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 7

Adoption and Christian Parenting

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: James 1:27

Adoption-informed parenting is gospel-shaped parenting. The more we understand biblical adoption the better equipped we will be for Christian parenting.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 6

Changed Relationships Through Adoption

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: 1 John 3:10

As children adopted by God, all our relationships change, including our relationships with other believers, with the world, and with sin and Satan.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 5

The Spirit of Adoption: Confirming Our Identity in Christ

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: Galatians 4:6

The Spirit helps us in our childlike weakness--to confirm our identity as sons of God and to conform us more and more into conduct becoming his sons.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 4

The Transforming Power of Adoption

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: 1 Peter 1:8

Seeing God as Father transforms our attitude, our motivation for obedience, our defense against temptation and our growth in holiness.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 3

A Survey of Key Texts on Adoption

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: Ephesians 1:5

Scripture everywhere speaks from a fatherly perspective, and it reveals that God's eternal purpose for believers is fulfilled in adoption.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 2

A Biblical-Theological Overview of Adoption in Scripture

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: 2 Corinthians 3:18

God made man to enjoy fellowship with him as a son would his father, but the fall impeded that relationship. Redemption accomplished what God intended in creation: to give true and full sonship to mankind through adoption.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 1

The Significance of the Doctrine

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: 1 John 3:1

Adoption is not merely a grand illustration, nor a lofty doctrine, but a profound spiritual reality for believers - the fullest, richest picture of God's eternal purpose.

Romans, Part 4

Abraham: Justified by Faith

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 4

Abraham was justified not by works but by faith.